Nothing Phone (1) isn’t getting Android 13 this year. Last month, Carl Pei’s Nothing debuted the Nothing Phone, its first smartphone (1). It comes pre-installed with Nothing OS, an almost stock version of Android that is based on Android 12.
You are in for some disappointment if you were under the impression that this meant the stable Android 13 will be available for Phone (1) this year. There is no indication that the Phone (1)’s Android 13 update will only be available between January and June 2023.
To enhance the user experience, the business will still keep releasing software upgrades for the Phone (1). “The user experience on Phone 1 is something we always strive to enhance. Operating system upgrades will be regularly made available for download in order to guarantee this.
Nothing Phone (1) isn’t getting Android 13 this year
The first half of 2023 will see the release of Android 13 for customers of the Phone 1. We want to fine-tune the software upgrade with Nothing’s hardware before we release it. We’ll be sure to update you with any new information “uttered nothing.
Three years of Android version upgrades and four years of bimonthly security patches are included with the Nothing Phone (1). It is equipped with a 6.55″ FullHD+ 120Hz OLED and a fingerprint reader, it is run by the Snapdragon 778G+ SoC.
The Phone (1) has three cameras in tow—a 16MP selfie camera on the front, a 50MP primary camera on the back, joined by a 50MP ultrawide unit—and a 4,500 mAh battery with 33W wired and 15W wireless charging capabilities.